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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24- Google Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Page has put Sundar Pichai, one of his key lieutenants, in charge of the Internet company's products. The India- born executive will have oversight over products such as search, maps, Google+, commerce, advertising and infrastructure, according to a Google spokesman. Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BOSTON, Oct 24- Amazon.com Inc's once fairy-tale ride on Wall Street has hit its most jarring bump yet. Amazon missed expectations across the board- on margins, on its net loss and on revenue. Benkendorf unloaded his Amazon holdings a year ago and said he would be skeptical of future involvement even if the stock falls further.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24- Google Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Page has put Sundar Pichai, one of his key lieutenants, in charge of the Internet company's products, according to technology blog Re/code. The move puts Pichai in charge of many of Google's key services, including its core search and advertising units. Pichai, who has risen rapidly through the ranks...

  • FCC: Phone companies posted private info online Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Two phone companies— TerraCom Inc. and YourTel America Inc.— unwittingly posted the Social Security numbers, driver's licenses and other sensitive data of up to 300,000 clients to the Internet, an investigation found, and federal regulators said Friday they plan to fine the companies. We look forward to working with the FCC to resolve this matter...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24- Online music service Deezer is acquiring radio and podcasting app Stitcher, adding a vast catalog of talk radio programs that the company hopes will make it stand out in a crowded streaming music market. Deezer said the acquisition will give it access to roughly 35,000 radio shows and podcasts, including popular talk radio programs such as...

  • Google commits to $1 billion in long-term office leases Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 23- Google Inc said it is committed to spending $1 billion to lease office buildings over the next 13 to 14 years. Google did not say where the office buildings were located in its disclosure as part of its quarterly regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday. Google, the world's No. 1 Internet search company, has...

  • NXPI CEO: We’re in more than just smartphones Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 6:29 PM ET
    Google's Lexus RX 450H Self Driving Car

    NXP Semiconductors develops software that could make self-driving cars possible, CEO Rick Clemmer says.

  • Amazon earnings miss an 'opportunity': Trader Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    "You could see an easy bounce back up to that $310 level," Guy Adami of Private Advisor Group says after Amazon misses on earnings.

  • Oct 23- Pandora Media Inc, operator of the leading Internet radio service, reported a lower-than-expected increase in listeners in the third quarter, sending the company's shares down 6 percent in extended trading on Thursday. Despite its huge user base, Pandora faces stiff competition from Spotify, Apple Inc's Beats online streaming service, Google Inc, and...

  • Options investors see good times rolling for Facebook Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 5:38 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 23- Facebook Inc investors used to wild swings in the company's shares following its earnings reports are looking for relative calm on Tuesday, after the social media company posts results. Facebook, whose shares rose 3 percent to a new year-high of $80.63 on Thursday, is scheduled to report third-quarter results on Oct. 28. On Tuesday, Facebook...

  • Cloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly results Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 4:32 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Microsoft's quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations Thursday, as CEO Satya Nadella's push to embrace cloud computing and diversify into mobile devices helped lift sales by 25 percent. The tech giant reported net income of $4.54 billion, or 54 cents per share, for its fiscal first quarter that ended in September— beating analysts'...

  • Here's where to put your money to work, pros say Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 4:04 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    As stocks rallied Thursday on positive earnings news, market pros looked at names they'd put on their shopping lists.

  • A brief history of Nokia, as Microsoft erases it Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 1:26 PM ET
    Nokia mobile phones.

    Microsoft bought the Finnish firm's mobile division in April and has gradually removed the Nokia brand name.

  • Amazon spends and grows, but still wants for money Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 10:59 AM ET
    Fire smartphone by Amazon.com

    While it might not make a profit next quarter, Amazon is barreling ahead in its quest to dominate people's spending. The NYT reports.

  • Microsoft cloud grows, but dwarfed by old stuff Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 9:03 AM ET
    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Corp.

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is finding a fanbase among developers for expanding into cloud. The problem is all the old stuff.

  • Call me: Magic Johnson wants to solve diversity gap Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 8:52 AM ET
    Magic Johnson

    The former NBA great turned businessman says he has the solution to the lack of diversity in tech: Just give him a call.

  • Facebook pays meager UK tax despite revenue hike Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 5:36 AM ET

    Facebook paid almost no U.K. corporation tax for the second year in a row, even though revenues rose at the British arm.

  • BEIJING, Oct 23- Fast-growing Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc said on Thursday it is migrating some data on non-Chinese customers away from its servers in Beijing due to performance and privacy considerations. Data belonging to the privately owned company's non-Chinese users will be moved in several phases to Amazon Inc servers in the United States and...

  • Cramer: Ignore the moronic market and buy here Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 6:21 PM ET

    Jim Cramer tries to make sense of the moronic market activity, and suggests investors buy, buy, buy these stocks instead.

  • Oct 22- Video-conferencing equipment maker Polycom Inc's quarterly profit and revenue beat the average analyst estimate, helped by a drop in expenses following job cuts. Polycom shares were unchanged in extended trading, after initially rising as much as 7.4 percent, following the release of its results. Polycom, which has faced rising competition from Cisco...